Time to enter the Arun Business of the Year Awards!


arun business partnership It’s the 21st anniversary of the Arun Business of the Year Awards and the judges are looking for some really special companies to scoop the honours in 2017.

The annual awards are organised by The Arun Business Partnership, supported by Arun District Council’s Economy Group.

The Partnership works for the interests of businesses across the district and meetings regularly attract more than 70 local enterprises.

There are 17 categories in all and each individual award is sponsored by a local business. Companies nominated in all categories are automatically entered into the Overall Business of the Year, sponsored by Rolls Royce Motor Cars.

There are categories to suit every type of business so why not give it a go? Last year’s winners included Pink’s Vintage Ice Cream and Gusto Wine so this year it could be your turn.

An awards ceremony will be held at Butlin’s in Bognor Regis on 16 November 2017 and all nominated companies will be contacted with details and sent tickets. All local businesses are welcome, whether nominated or not. Please email for more details.

To enter, visit, click on the category you would like to enter and complete the nomination form. Then send the email back to the address at the bottom of the form.

The closing date for nominations is 11.59pm on 22 October 2017 and anyone can nominate – you can nominate your favourite company, or they can nominate themselves! The only criteria are that the business must have an address in the Arun district.

Winners will receive an engraved trophy to keep for a year to let all their customers know about their success, along with a piece of engraved glassware to keep forever.

For more information, go to or call Miriam Nicholls on 01903 737845.